Download Zipped Introduced WordPerfect HB0268.ZIP
[Status][Bill Documents][Fiscal Note][Bills Directory]
8 LONG TITLE
9 General Description:
10 This bill amends the Health Care Facility Licensing and Inspection Act within the Utah
11 Health Code.
12 Highlighted Provisions:
13 This bill:
14 . adds a representative of ambulatory surgical facilities to the membership of the
15 Health Facility Committee within the Department of Health; and
16 . increases the number of members that constitutes a quorum of the Health Facility
18 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
20 Other Special Clauses:
22 Utah Code Sections Affected:
24 26-21-3, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2007, Chapter 158
26 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
27 Section 1. Section 26-21-3 is amended to read:
28 26-21-3. Health Facility Committee -- Members -- Terms -- Organization --
30 (1) The Health Facility Committee created by Section 26-1-7 consists of [
31 members appointed by the governor with the consent of the Senate. The appointed members
32 shall be knowledgeable about health care facilities and issues. The membership of the
33 committee is:
34 (a) one physician, licensed to practice medicine and surgery under Title 58, Chapter 67,
35 Utah Medical Practice Act, or Title 58, Chapter 68, Utah Osteopathic Medical Practice Act,
36 who is a graduate of a regularly chartered medical school;
37 (b) one hospital administrator;
38 (c) one hospital trustee;
39 (d) one representative of ambulatory surgical facilities;
42 Practice Act;
44 care facility;
51 (2) (a) Except as required by Subsection (2)(b), members shall be appointed for a term
52 of four years.
53 (b) Notwithstanding the requirements of Subsection (2)(a), the governor shall, at the
54 time of appointment or reappointment, adjust the length of terms to ensure that the terms of
55 committee members are staggered so that approximately half of the committee is appointed
56 every two years.
57 (c) When a vacancy occurs in the membership for any reason, the replacement shall be
58 appointed for the unexpired term by the governor, giving consideration to recommendations
59 made by the committee, with the consent of the Senate.
60 (d) A member may not serve more than two consecutive full terms or ten consecutive
61 years, whichever is less. However, a member may continue to serve as a member until he is
63 (e) The committee shall annually elect from its membership a chair and vice chair.
64 (f) The committee shall meet at least quarterly, or more frequently as determined by the
65 chair or five members of the committee.
66 (g) [
67 members present constitutes action of the committee.
Legislative Review Note
as of 12-10-07 2:54 PM